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2023 Siminovitch Award Winner David Yee and Protégé Julie Phan Revealed

Toronto-based playwright, actor and co-founding Artistic Director of fu-GEN Theatre Company, David Yee, is this year's winner of Canada's most valuable theatre award in the category of playwriting.

Previews: ACTS OF FAITH at American Stage

Marking its debut in Florida, Acts of Faith is a rare gem, performed only one other time in the United States. The production also marks the directorial debut of Patrick Arthur Jackson, adding an extra layer of anticipation to this unique theatrical experience. At the heart of the performance is the talent of Boston-based actress Victoria Omoregie, who steps into the lead role, bringing Faith's character to life with depth and authenticity.

ACTS OF FAITH Comes to American Stage This Month

This fall, American Stage will talk about faith – both the metaphysical concept, and title character of their latest production, acts of faith. The one-woman show centers on a Faith, a Zambian woman mistaken for a prophet after a strategically placed nail, some astute observations, and a corrupt priest takes notice.

Finalists Reveals For The Siminovitch Prize 2023

The Siminovitch Prize, Canada's foremost theatre distinction, honours the groundbreaking theatre artists advancing the art form with influential work having a profound, transformative impact on the Canadian theatre landscape. Learn more about this year's finalists here!

American Stage to Present INDECENT, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and More in 2023/24 Season

The St. Pete theatre company's 2023/2024 lineup is full of contemporary shows, and one classic - Disney's Beauty and the Beast musical - that audiences will enjoy in Demens Landing Park. 

New Musical Adaptation of TREASURE ISLAND & More Announced for The Aurora Fox's 38 Season

For the first time since 2020, the Aurora Fox Arts Center will present a full season of four mainstage shows and two smaller black box shows. The Aurora Fox’s 38th season will include Joan Didion’s theatrical adaption of her best-selling memoir, “The Year of Magical Thinking;” the Colorado premieres of “Futurity” by César Alvarez and The Lisps and more.

BWW Review: ROCHDALE Captivates at Timms Centre for the Arts

Canada's most infamous hippie commune is reimagined in this darkly comedic production.

Factory Theatre Announces 2021-2022 Season

Featuring ten world premieres, one Toronto premiere, one live audio drama, and a rebroadcast of an audience favourite from last year, this hybrid season consisting of both digital and in person shows, is filled to the brim with brand new and reimagined Canadian stories that are sure to shift and shape audiences' perspectives on how we view the world around us.  

Nina Lee Aquino Will Complete Tenure as Artistic Director at Factory Theatre at the End of the 21/22 Season

The Factory Theatre Board of Directors has announced that Nina Lee Aquino will end her tenure as the Factory's Artistic Director. Nina has been a guiding force for the company for a decade during which she has mentored emerging talent, created a platform for diverse voices to be heard and a stage for the best in Canadian theatre.

Factory Theatre Announces Bold New Vision For The Future Of New Work Development

Factory Theatre has announced its bold new vision for the future of new work development, The Bedrock Creators' Initiative, beginning this 2020 / 2021 season and being launched with leading support from the Lindy Green Family Charitable Foundation.

Factory to Present the World Premiere of ACTS OF FAITH by David Yee

Factory will present the world premiere of acts of faith, by multi-award winning Asian Canadian playwright David Yee, directed by Nina Lee Aquino, and starring Natasha Mumba. Written specifically to be performed for a digital platform, acts of faith will stream live to audiences at home for six performances, November 19-28, 2020.

Factory Theatre Presents 2020-2021 Season, THE SATELLITE SEASON: CANADIAN STORIES IN ORBIT

FACTORY THEATRE, Toronto's vibrant centre of cutting-edge Canadian theatre, has just announced its 2020-2021 Season, THE SATELLITE SEASON: CANADIAN STORIES IN ORBIT.

Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced

At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

BWW Review: NO FOREIGNERS examines culture and identity from within a fantastical Chinese mall

A shopping mall is an ambitious setting for a play, and a Chinese mall perhaps even more so given the cultural significance they have for their communities. NO FOREIGNERS attempts (and does well) to weave between lore, existentialism, comedy, and myth, revealing the struggle many people face when trying to find their identities in an ever-changing world.

The Theatre Centre Presents NO FOREIGNERS

After a hugely successful run in 2018, and a multi-city tour, NO FOREIGNERS returns to THE THEATRE CENTRE this September. A collaboration between ground-breaking Vancouver interdisciplinary super group Hong Kong Exile and Governor General's award-winning playwright David Yee of fu-GEN Theatre, NO FOREIGNERS is a multimedia performance that meditates on North American Chinese shopping malls as spaces of cultural creation and clash. Multiple storylines begin in a mall and quickly divergea?"catapulting the audience across cities, between Cantonese and English, in and out of the afterlife, through the past, present, and future.

The Theatre Centre Announces 2019/20 Programming

Artistic Director Aislinn Rose announced The Theatre Centre's 201920 programming today at one of the company's signature (and delicious) community meals. The focus of the year ahead is on the idea of "reckless generosity".

FuGEN presents NO FOREIGNERS At Theatre Centre, 2/21-25

Hong Kong Exile (Vancouver) and fu-GEN Theatre (Toronto) are thrilled to present No Foreigners, a new interdisciplinary collaboration between the two companies, produced in association with Theatre Conspiracy (Vancouver) and presented in association with The Theatre Centre (Toronto).

COME FROM AWAY and MATILDA Receive 14 Dora Award Nominations - See All The Nominees!

At a press conference held May 30 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 235 nominations for the 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto.

Factory to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Extended Run of BANANA BOYS

Factory is delighted to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with the extended run of BANANA BOYS, onstage now until May 14.

Hart House Theatre and the U of T Drama Coalition Present the 25th Annual U of T Drama Festival

Hart House Theatre and the U of T Drama Coalition are proud to present the U of T Drama Festival: A Weekend of Competitive Theatre. The three nights of original one-act plays feature students from multiple colleges on the three U of T campuses and runs February 9-11, 2017.

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